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The Road Back Analysis

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When Eric Maria Remarque released “All Quiet on the Western Front, he was shunned by Germany as being unpatriotic. This didn’t stop Remarque from releasing his second book “The Road Back” but it did lead to him fleeing Germany, his sister being beheaded and his books being burned by the Nazi’s. Why all this fuss over fiction, unless the Nazi’s did not want the German population to see the truth behind their Glorification of war. The same situation can be seen of the ex-soldier Siegfried Sassoon, who was placed in a military psychiatric hospital for his anti-war poetry.

The fact that both authors of these texts went to war only strengthens the authenticity of the pieces. Remarque was a soldier for Germany in the first world war, with some events
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